Burns While Working in Kitchens

In restaurants, cafe's and bistros up and down the country, many men and women suffer life-altering burn injuries as a result of working in kitchens. In 2009 alone, The Executive for Health and Safety reported in excess of over 1,000 major injuries to employees working in the hotel and restaurant business. These kinds of injuries can range from smaller irritating burns to serious first and second degree burns rendering the victims unable to return to work and in some cases, forcing them into early retirement or a depleted employment prospective.

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 If you've suffered a burn injury while working in a kitchen, and it wasn't your fault, you could be entitled to a significant compensation payment. One that could help you out financially, emotionally and help get you back to working the job you love.
 
What are the most common causes for burns received while working in kitchens?
  • Poor direction given by employers
  • Lack of health and safety training
  • Spillages left on the floor 
  • Use of inadequate kitchen equipment 
It is proven that these accidents are occurring more and more, and as the figures rise, it is becoming more apparent that these accidents are often not the victim's fault. If any of the above sounds familiar, it is important that you contact us as soon as possible. You may be entitled to make a claim and potentially receive a significant compensation payment. 
 
What factors are taken into account when making a claim?
 
With the new reports being published on the vast majority of claims being processed, there are now many factors courts are taking into account when awarding compensation, these can include:
  • Medical costs
  • Loss of potential earnings
  • Specialist treatments
  • Ongoing trauma as a result of the accident 
And many more...
 
What's the next step?
 
Take some time and make sure you can claim that your injury was directly related to negligence from your employer, colleague, workplace or environment. 
 
Try to document just how much your injury has affected your life, your income and your loved ones. It is paramount that both you and we can present to the court the weight of the burden your injury has created.
 
At Manners Pimblett, we pride ourselves in our ability to help lift that weight off of our clients and make every effort to get you the compensation you, as a victim deserve.
 
So don't delay, give us a call today. We always conduct our cases with discretion, sensitivity and professionalism. We offer NO WIN NO FEE* agreements on personal injury matters, call one of our experts today for more information. 0845 0770772. 

 

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